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Sunset ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Sunset Surf Guide

Sunset in Okinawa is a fairly exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf comes fis in the form of windswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and coral.

Sunset Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sunset:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sunset occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:
Japan wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sunset sea temperature, Sunset photographs, Sunset detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sunset webcams, current wind from Okinawa live weather stations and Sunset tide predictions. The Japan swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Japan and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Japan wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sunset

Sunset Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 10:57 Local time
Saturday 15
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SE 10
SE 10
ESE 10
Wind State cross-
on on

Tide Times:

For Sukku, Okinawa, Japan, 5 km from Sunset.

IS AT (local time)

Sunset Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Nago, 13 km from Sunset.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
31.5 °C

Current weather near Sunset

Overall Sunset Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Sunset: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Sunset: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Sunset Location Maps

Sunset Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Okinawa surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Sunset

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sunset:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sunset:

Tide stations nearest to Sunset:

  • Closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    16 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Sunset is Kadena Ab Airport (DNA) in Japan, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sunset is Naha Airport (OKA), also in Japan, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Yoron Airport (RNJ) in Japan, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Kumejima Airport (UEO) in Japan is 138 km (86 miles) away.
  • Tokunoshima Airport (TKN), also in Japan is the fifth nearest airport to Sunset and is 165 km (102 miles) away.
Sunset break location map and break info